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clemens case. >> reporter: today was deja vu all over again but with a few differences. >> reporter: roger clemens was an all-star pitcher. barry bonds was a super star hitter. and now roger clemens joins barry bonds as the latest baseball great tried on charges that he lied about using drugs. >> roger clemens has an ego that makes barry bonds look humble. >> behind closed doors roger clemens raised his pitching arm on live tv and swore to tell the truth before congress. >> let me beclear -- >> reporter: unlike barry bonds, whose trainer went to jail, rainer brian mcnamee is the witness, even providing things. >> during the time i worked with roger clemens i injected him. >> reporter: peter says roger clemens' prosecutors have the friend and teammate andy petit. he says roger clemens told him about using drugs. >> i believe abdomeny misheard. >> the problem that roger clemens has is mett. because petit is someone who is seen as a eagle scout. >> reporter: unlike barry bonds roger clemens in washington does not have home field advantage and are betting he strikes out with the jurors. report
of next week. >>> the roger clemens perjury trial and days after it got started gary tells you what happened and the giants start the second half of the season with another extra inning nail biter. gary has all the highlights and sports, he is next. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving. we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. >>> all right. good evening, everybody. the giants again show why they are the defending champs. looked like the padres had everything going their way. a one run lead late. cameron flashing the leather to torres. giants could not score. chase, rbi single. he was terrific tonight. 6 innings. it is 1-0. end of the 9th. health bell hangs a curveball and huff delivers his 9th roam run and on they play. 1-1. giants on the verge of ending it but no. they come
on the twists in the news corp. phone hacking scandal coming up next. >>> plus a shocker in the roger clemens trial, the judge declares a mistrial. find out the rookie mistake he said the prosecution made. audrey? >> reporter: it's harry potter mania out there. looks like audrey is having a hard time hearing us, but harry potter fans lined up for the big show tonight. we'll check in with her a little bit later. >> reporter: more than 800 people packed into the theater. >> hard to hear out there, right? >> it's hard when you have those crowds out there. >> it's going to be feign live shot. we'll check in with audrey -- a great live shot. we'll check in with audrey in a little bit.  [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock, paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i win! oh, man. [ muffled ] congratulations. [ male announcer ] get your own bbq pull
in california at the age of 93. >>> still ahead on "way too early," a mistrial in the roger clemens case. stephen colbert weighs in on the rupert murdoch hacking scanned. there will be bad australian accepts and ugly stereotypes. that and a check on weather when "way too early" comes back. >>> you're looking at the scene of the crime directly on ocean drive in miami south beach. the shocking reality of events in dade county where the internationally known designer gianni versace was killed at point-blank range by a cold blooded killer. [ female announcer ] now you can apply sunblock to your kids' wet skin. new neutrogena® wet skin kids. ordinary sunblock drips and whitens. neutrogena® wet skin cuts through water. forms a broad spectrum barrier for full strength sun protection. wet skin. neutrogena®. early" on a beautiful friday oovps. let's get a check on the weather from nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> the word of the day is enjoy. next week does not look enjoyable. this is take advantage of the low humidity, beautiful weather while it lasts. we've got something bad brewing for nex
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screen harry potter. >> the nfl lock out is nearing an end and roger clemens trial is over. is there such a thing as a hangover sn if you are the yangees, the answer is yes. this is early today blap >> good morning and welcome back to early today. i'm lynn berry and here are the top headlines this morning. two delta airlines planes collided while taxiing at logan international airport causing damage to one of the plane's tails and the other's wing. one passenger was treated for a possible neck injury. >>> federal prosecutors say an army private was arrested after trying to board an airline flight with a halfous of explosives in his baggage. he stole it while attending a training course, but no evidence he planned to detonate it. the fbi released bundles of cash and dozens of weapons. thiefs from a santa monica apartment from a mob boss james whitey bulger with his long time companion. authorities are trying to figure out where the former fbi most wanted fugitive lived necessary years in california without police knowing. >>> soldiers in western mexico discovered the country
. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the perjury trial for roger clemens is officially underway. he arrived in court today as both sides began jury selection. roger clemens is charged with perjury and obstruction of congress for comments he made denying the use of steroids in 2008. prosecutorses plan to call his former trainer to say he personally injected the pitcher with hgh. >>> congressional leaders from both parties have accepted an flf taigs to the white house as they try to hammer out a deal on the debt ceiling. the president called on democrats and republicans to approach the negotiations with open minds. so far republican leaders have refused to budge on proposed toll hikes while democrats refused large spending cuts. >> we both have to sit down and be honest. each side has to give. to say there is no person so wealthy in america that they could not pay a penny more in taxes and no special interest tax deal so good in america that it could not be examined and perhaps reduced is not a good starting point. >> congress has until august 2 to reach a deal to raise the amount of government -- of money the government is allowed
.c. in the perjury trial of roger clemens. he is accused of lying to congress during testimony in 2008. roger clemens told a committee he did not use steroids during his career. his former teammates may be called to testify. >> petit is the most difficult witness for roger clemens to deal with. he will say he told me he was using. >> the trainer brian mcnamee testified he provided roger clemens with drugs. >>> you can call it game warming. a studdie says global warming will cut in half the land in california that is suitable for growing grapes. ktvu's tom vacar is live in napa for what that could mean for the wine industry. >>> the damage to premium wine country will take place if average temperatures rise only 2 degrees. that's a conservative estimate. >> reporter: lonely france, italy and spain make more wine than california and global warming threatens the grapes. >> which areas are able to adapt to these changing conditions with low cost practices and which undergo warming that pushes the temperatures into a new threshold. >> here in napa, the average growing season temperature has been 68 degre
, america's astronauts are looking at a whole new world. it's opening day for baseball's roger clemens, on trial for perjury with an all-star roster of potential witnesses. and we'll hear from a man who describes whitey bulger as a mentor and a rat, when the cbs evening news continues. makes i, so i wasn't playing much of a role in my own life, but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your doctor if includin
murdering her daughter. >>> roger clemens going on trial today in dc on charges of lying to congress about using performance enhancing drugs live at the courthouse about who is expected to testify. >> then, we all love roller coasters, but imagine being stuck on one for 8 hours. >> not so much fun. >> that happened to these riders more on that horrifying story as fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> well, let's see what is happening over northwest dc a low cloud cover, haze, plenty of heat and humidity too. just another summer day in the city i am steve. >> i am alison seymour. >>> july in dc tony perkens good to see you. >> you as well. good morning everybody happy to see you, yep, you know the routine, hot, humid, chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms some of you there is a chance of that this morning. off to our west there is some thunderstorm activity this morning, moving to the north and east, roughly south of front royal and north and west of culpepper making its way north and east we don't know if this will hang together and get into areas, parts of
of events in the they day old perjury trial of baseball great only -- roger clemens after prosecutor told jurors about evidence that was ruled out of bounds. he was phasing 30 years in prison over suspected use of drugs stemming from this testimony he gave on capitol hill back in 2008. >> i have been accused of something i'm not guilty of. how do you prove a negative? no matter what we discuss here today i'm never going to have my name restored. but i've get to try and set the record straight. let me be clear: i've never taken steroids. >> but today prosecutors played videotape from the same 2008 testimony the judge had explicitly told them not to show. and he claimed the mistake meant he could not give clemens a fair trial. what was the evidence that caused that mistrial? >>jonathan: in the video tape testimony from 2008 this was a reference to the wife of roger clemens former teammate andy bet at this time and in that tape the reference was made about him confirming that her husband told her that roger clemens had, indeed, admitted that he took banned drugs. the judge had ruled her stat
york, possibility of a mistrial for roger clemens. pete williams what do you have. >> today based on evidence that was played for the jury the judge is considering granting a defense request for a mistrial. the judge had earlier ruled that the jury could not be told about testimony from andy petit's wife, he's a teammate of roger clemens, his wife according to the government had been told by andy petit that he heard roger clemens' claim that he used steroids, that's hearsay evidence and the judge said he didn't want the jury to hear that. nonetheless this morning prosecutors played an excerpt from the hearing in 2008 at which clemens denied using steroids in which elijah cummings a congressman reads out the deposition from andy petit's wife. that is exactly what the judge said the jury shouldn't hear. the lawyer for roger clemens, rusty hardin immediately asked the judge for a mistrial and the judge said this is a very serious matter. now judges are always reluctant to declare a mistrial, but if it's going to be done i suppose you could say it's more likely early on in the trial t
-- a mistrial today in the roger clemens' trial. the judge ruled the prosecution disobeyed his orders. >> called it a misfire in the federal case against roger clemens. the perjury trial ending in a mistrial on the second day. >> it is a beautiful day. >> the 48-year-old left the courthouse in washington after the judge admonish prosecutors for presenting evidence previously deemed inadmissible. they show the jury portions of his congressional testimony which reference to a former teammate claiming to discuss steroids. >> i think he mis remembers our conversation. >> during the time that i worked with roger clemens i injected him on numerous occasions with steroids. >> he was indicted last august for his testimony regarding his alleged use of steroids and human growth hormones. >> let's be clear -- lets me be clear, i have never taken steroids. >> in yesterday's opening statements the attorney pointed out taxpayer dollars spent on the government case so far. >> you cannot try someone twice for the same crime. >> for now, of this 354 career wins, you get the feeling that today's victory in court
legend roger clemens is in court to face charges that could send him to prison. he's accused of lying under oath about using performance enhancing drugs during his career. >> reporter: roger clemens' perjury trial begins this week in a federal courtroom in washington. lawyers are filing motions today before a jury selection begins. the seven-time cy young award winner is accuse of lying to congress in 2008 when he said ." >> let me be clear, i've never taken steroids or hgh. >> reporter: but a federal grand jury does not convinced. the former star pitcher faces six felony counts including perjury and obstruction of congress. a parade of celebrity athletes is expected in court during the trial including jose canseco and clemens' former teammate andy pettitte. pettitte testified that clemens said he used hgh but the star witness is expected to be the pitcher's long-time trainer. mcnamee claims he injected clemens with illegal performance boosting drugs at least three times between 1998 and 2001. >> i injected the drugs into the body of roger clemens at his direction. >> lawyers for clem
is accused of running a crime syndicate. >>> roger clemens in d.c. as his criminal trial gets underway, find out how this courtroom drama is expected to play out. >>> later an army soldier accused of breaking into this adult video store, but it's what he was doing inside that has people talking tonight. >>> and check out some of the other stories in our rundown. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. >>> jury selection in the perjury trial of roger clemens got underway today at the federal courthouse in d.c. the former pitching superstar is accused of lying to congress. clemens swore on under oath in 2008 he never used steroids or human growth hormones but the government believes otherwise. fox 5's paul wagner has that story. >> reporter: roger clemens arrived this morning at the u.s. courthouse for what appears to be a major showdown between the pitching great and his former trainer brian mcnamee. clemens who pitched for the boston red sox, toronto blue jays, yankees and houston astros over 23 seasons denied a 2007 report by former senator george m
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in the roger clemens perjury case after the judge could not guarantee a fair trial because prosecutors showed a jury evidence that had been ruled out. a major blunder by the government prosecutors turned into a home run for roger clemens. >>> after day one of the open, thomas bjorn shares a lead with a kid half his age, tom lewis. the second round is under way in england. >>> aaron roger, tony romo and michael jordan attempting to hit off at a celebrity golf tourname tournament. it didn't go well. after a swing and a miss, rogers breaks the tee in half. take that. romo does get distance, but not with his ball. you are up. jordan makes contact and the ball flies on to the green. just one problem. it was the green on the hole behind him. will someone please end the lockout in the nfl and the nba? these guys need to get back to their day jobs. that's a look at sports on "early today." i'm mario solis. >>> a look at the specific records harry potter hopes to break this weekend at the box office. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus cartoon angry birds may be all
. >> all right, roger clemens gets a walk in as perjury trial. >> i have never taken steroids or hgh. >> former pitcher roger clemens was indicted almost a ye ago for the testimony. this week, ended in a mistrial. is that it for roger clemens? 354 lifetime winds and a walk? >> i suspect if the judge does not rule against him permanently, that they will try to try him, but you watched this trial -- i have to confess that you watch this trial and the enormous resources put to it, and it gives you pause. let's put it that way. as a lawyer, it gives you pause as well appear that the prosecutors could have let this happen, and that the defense did not actually notice. it was theudge who noticed that there was inadmissible evidence that was frozen in front of the jury on a screen. >> my question is -- how did major league baseball let this happen? >> that is the real story. there was an absolute time during which baseball had a strike and a shortened season. the crowds had not yet come back. what brought people back into the seats were suddenly these home runs. they look the other way with
their case in the roger clemens trial. roger clemens focused on his phone as he entered the courthouse. during opening statements prosecutors say his dna was found on a needle. roger clemens' attorney reviewed his career and says he excelled because of hard walk. not steroids. he is accused of lying to congress. >>> when it comes to world cup soccer go team u.s.a. so much fun to watch. >> absolutely. every now and then comes a great story that has magic. the momentum continues as they follow up with a triism today and they got their fans. they score early in the 9th minute. heather with a nice pass to lauren. and team u.s.a. has a 1-0 lead. second half it's tied 1-1 with france. abby wambach, the hero from sunday, right there, put it in in the 79th minute and it is 2- 1. the french stunned because 3 minutes later they allow a breakaway. morgan with her first ever world cup goal. 3-1. team u.s.a. on to the final for the first time since 1999 when they won it all and they will take on japan on sunday for the whole ball of wax. the nfl negotiations between players and owners seem to be go
with a 66. 55 is the lowest round ever by an amateur at the british open. >> roger clemens. of all the dramatic things. >> roger clemens perjury trial lasted all of two days after the judge declared a mistrial saying prosecutors presented the evidence to the jury that was not allowed. roger clemens will have to wait until september to see if a new trial will happen. >> i wonder if the d.a. is a yankees fan? >> it is interesting because some of the evidence that wasn't allowed, a player told his wife that he was using steroids and they told them you cannot use this and the prosecution used it anyway. >> it is called hearsay. >> this is true. >> learn something new every day. good night. captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com
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house, thank you, windell. >> a jury hearing opening statements in the hearing of roger clemens. the star pitcher lied under oath about using performance enhancing drugs and clemens could face up to 30 years in prison, if convicted. and it goes back to this statement he made in front of congress back in 2008. >> i have been accused of something i'm not guilty of. how do you prove a negative? no matter what we discuss here today i will never have my name restored. but i've get to try and set the record straight. let me be clear: i've never taken steroids. the jury consists of ten women and two men, and reportedly they include a woman whose cousin coached with the boston red sox while clemens was on the team. but the lawyer who considers u.s. drug laws to be "a bit heavy handed e fox reports chief current live in our new york newsroom. jonathan, the opening arguments wrapped up. what did the press think? >> they reminded the jury in this case, john, that this is not about drug use. it's about lying under oath. and they said that roger clemens knew full well when he raised his righ
. opening statements underway in the perjury trial of roger clemens. the latest coming up. >>> i'm meteorologist topper shutt. thank you for all the storm reports. talking about a possible funnel cloud about an hour and a half ago. we will show you live radar now. all the storms are south but there is still flood warnings in effect. we will come back and talk about that. talk about a change in humidity and temperatures. >> thank you, topper. >>> and parents, you're going to soon have some healthier options when you take the kids out to eat. freshening breath? that's easy. keeping teeth strong? that's tough. so our dentist recommended act. [ male announcer ] act mouthwash restores enamel and makes teeth up to 2 times stronger. act. stronger teeth and fresher breath in every bottle. >>> a recall to tell you about tonight. chrysler is calling back more than 240,000 dodge ram pickup trucks. the automaker says there is a defect with the vehicle's car rod assembly affecting 2003, 2008 and 2011 ram models. a company spokesperson says there have been a few crashes and at least one case t
of roger clemens. we're learning the judge presiding over clemens' perjury trial declared a mistrial in this case. it's over evidence revealed to the jury that the judge believed would prejudice against the jury in the former baseball star. well, the judge has concluded that the evidence has, and is declaring a mistrial. roger clemens testified before congress three years ago denying that he ever used ever used performance enhancing drugs. his attorney was questioning whether the hearing into the allegations of drug use exceeded congress's authority, whether or not that was even legitimate here. prosecutors are arguing that congress did in fact have a legitimate interest in regulating steroids in baseball because it relates to the u.s. drug policy, but all of this now in question. this case in this trial against former baseball great, roger clemens, because the judge has now claimed a mistrial over evidence that was revealed to the jury. big questions in terms of whether or not this even moves forward. we will have more on this as the details warrant. >>> civilians have been getting
. a stunning development today, roger clemens on trial and then suddenly he's not. tonight we'll look at what happened and what's next. >>> help wanted. how bad is this economy right now? this is what it looks like when jobs and opportunities open these days. >>> and why we loved her. on this day when she was laid to rest, some of the humor and honesty and humanity of betty ford in her own words. >> being lady like does not require silence. >> being lady like does not require silence. >>> "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. if you need any further or more graphic evidence of how bad the economy is across this country right now, take a look at these pictures and we'll fill in the stories in just a moment. the human stampede that took place just for the chance at federal housing assistance. and the thousands who showed up for a shot at a job at an auto plant hoping to win the job lottery. because things are so bad, because the stakes are so high, the talks that have been going on in washington to raise the nation's debt ceiling and then som
begin with breaking news. the judge in the roger clemens perjury trial has just declared a mistrial. nbc's pete williams is in washington, d.c. what's the judge saying about this trial, pete? >> reporter: well, the judge has said he'll decide at a hearing on september 2nd, almost two months from now, where we go from here. this trial had just started yesterday with opening statements from both sides and the prosecutors had begun calling witnesses, but the judge had told the prosecutors in advance that certain evidence was off-limits and one of the things that was off-limits was related to testimony by a friend and former teammate of roger clemens named andy pettitte who had played with him on two major league teams. andy pettitte has said that roger clemens told him he used human growth hormone. clemens says that pettitte is mistaken. what's at issue here is a legal document, sort of sworn statement by the wife of andy pettitte, who says yeah, i heard my husband tell me that roger told him that he used steroids. now, the judge said that the wife's testimony, the wife's statement, was off
selection underway in the casey against former all star pitcher roger clemens accuses of lying to congress over drug use. he told a house committee under oath he never used steroids or human growth hormones. my next guest says this is trial is a wait of taxpayers money. a sports radio talk show host and also, gave me my first break in broadcasting some years ago. i will not go into how many years ago it was. great to see you, my friend. all what happened to the bow ties? you used to wear a bow tie. >> back in the day. you are a best guy, does that have any influence on your thoughts about roger clemens at all or anyone else's thoughts on him? all well, you are a red fox fan and bitterness runs deep but i am one of many with a lot of bitterness between roger clemens, the arrogance, the way he handled it and the federal dollars wasted on him because of arrogance and he paraded around capitol hill taunting the house to try to do something about it and he misremembered the facts, and go guy andy pettitte and him are on different sides. he is a great villain in sports history. >> he has to go t
minutes after the hour. here are three things that need to be on your radar. roger clemens goes on trial accused of misleading members of congress over misuse of performance enhancing drugs. >>> president obama's big twitter town hall begins online at 2:00 p.m. eastern today. and the mayor of las vegas is swearing in his wife as his replacement today. mayor goodman was forced to retire for term limits after being in office for 12 years. he says he loves to gamble but mrs. goodman hasn't been on a gambling table for years. >>> three pta moms are accused in a ponzi scheme. the southern california moms took cash from 40 people claiming it would be invested in derry company. they gained the trust of the victims at school events. if convicted the women could face up to 20 years in federal prison. >>> hunting for a new computer? a new report shows which companies keeps customers most satisfied through the entire process. from picking out the computer to paying the bill. the most satisfied buyer are, drum roll please, apple customers. hp and dell also scored high. >>> rough news for smart phone
3rd. >>> rocket on trial, roger clemens to face justice for allegedly lying about steroids. >>> and a croc shock, tourists in australia get up close and personal with a monster of the deep. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the brutal and dangerous heat wave that has engulfed much of the nation, the kind of extreme heat that takes your breath away after just a few minutes stepping outside. this morning the high temperatures are moving east. heat advisories, watches and warnings are posted from the central plains all along the eastern seaboard. >>> also this afternoon, for the fourth time in as many days the president and congressional leaders will try to sit down to hash out a budget deal. the talks have stalled and hopes for agreement are fading. the senate republican leader has offered another option, though, while the president issued a dire warning. so let's see how all this shakes out. we take you live to joel brown who is in washington with the latest. >> betty, good morning. short on tim
as the evening commute grinds to a halt because of flip-flops. >>> and the roger clemens perjury trial begins in d.c. as the prosecution and defense reveal a high-profile list of witnesses. >>> a guy walked into an art gallery empty-handed. next, he came out with $200,000 picasso under his arm. >>> our chances for rain are going to be on the increase tomorrow. and again on friday. but what does that mean for the weekend? >>> there were more problems for metro riders tonight. escalators have been causing problems for the last two days at the foggy bottom station. at one point, all three of the escalators there were out. maintenance staff found several flip-flops and sandals inside the escalators. there was a line of people waiting to walk down into the station. riders say this is not a new problem. >> it's pretty annoying. i'm not happy about it. i feel as though something's always broken when we get down here. it's just about time they put in a fix. >> metro says escalator maintenance schedules are updated daily online at metroforward.com. >>> vincent gray is in favor of building a dulles met
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against baseball great roger clemens in washington dc. this is video of roger clemens arriving at court today. the feds started their opening statements saying that needles and cotton balls, clemens' former trainer said he used to inject the former star tested positive for dna and anabollic steroids. he says he did not take the drugs and the trainer is fabricating evidence. clemens is on trial for lying to congress about using performance enhancing drugs. if convicted, he could face 30 years in prison. >>> a small dog has led to a big controversy in one valejo neighborhood. mail service to an entire block was suspended after a postal carrier had a run-in with a dog named mocha. but as claudine wong reports, neighbors are not convinced mocha was a threat. >> reporter: for days, mail boxes in this neighborhood sat empty. postal carriers did not come to this block on friday, saturday or monday. the reason, this little dog named mocha. mocha is a 1 1/2-year-old chihuahua who has lived in the neighborhood for a couple of months. >> you know the dog? >> yeah, i met the dog before. >> reporter
the way. chief correspondent jonathan hunt, in new york city, today. jonathan, the roger clemens, he is not being prosecuted for drug taking but for lying about said drug taking. >> this is perjury and making false statements and one of those allegedly false statements, the most public of them, came in front of the house committee investigating drug use in baseball, back in 2008. listen, now, as roger clemens talks about the report by former senator george mitchell into drug taking and accusations by his former trainer that he used performance enhancing drug. >> i am not saying the report is entirely wrong but i am saying brian's statements about me are wrong. let me be clear: i have never taken steroids. >>jonathan: that was perjury and that is why he is being prosecuted. >>shepard: there could be a parade of big names along, rather, among the witnesses. >>jonathan: could. for the against, the lawyers have hinted they could call wade bogs and all star pitcher, former teammates, of roger clemens and andy petit could be charged. he said that clemens said to him in 1999 or 2000 he did
.m. if you saw something, call montgomery county police. >>> coming up next, the roger clemens perjury trial is underway here in the district. prosecutors say they have evidence that proves that he did steroids and lied to congress. >>> plus details on the construction work that will cause major traffic delays in virginia this week. >>> but first, take a look at this incredible picture. it's on viral. look closely there. that is a real crocodile 18 feet long, weighing in at 2 tons. a viewer snapped this photo on a croc tour in australia. they actually loured the animals out of the water with a piece of meat and have given this guy with the appropriate name of bruino. bruin r r lt >> opening arguments began today in the roger clemens perjury trial. prosecutors say needles and cotton balls of his former trainer claims he used to inject the pitcher with tested positive for his dna and steroids. prosecutors say the trainer kept the evidence for years because he didn't trust clemens. clemens is accused of lying to congress about steroids. >>> a traffic alert for drivers in virginia, plus menu cha
and baby are okay. thank you. >>> and tonight, we're following stunning developments in the roger clemens perjury trial. a federal judge overseeing the case declared a mistrim and -- metrial. and paul wagner has more. >> reporter: jurors were being shown a portion of roger clemens' testimony in front of congress when the tape went on too long. instead of cutting it off before the jury could rule a portion offlimits by the judge, it was too late. steven durham and his team of prosecutors left the courthouse an hour after the judge declared a mistrial. they declined to comment n. court, they were scolded by a furious judge who said i think that a first-year law student -- inadmissible evidence. and that had to do with laura pettitte, the wife of pepper andy pettitte. and when she told investigators the judge said was offlimits but out of bounds. the jurors did hear what show had to say and as the judge said, i don't know how i can unring this bell. roger clemons had no visible reaction and left the courtroom, the seven-time cy young winner said nothing, took out the cell phone and went down
want access to her facebook account. >>> right in our backyard jury selection in roger clemens purgery trial next. >> she started on this soccer field, prince william county now the world is watching, beth parker, that story coming up  >>> new details in the investigation into the murder of felicia barnes the north carolina teen who went missing in maryland she disappeared last december visiting her cyst inner baltimore herbed -- sister in baltimore, her body found in the river, they are looking at whether she was a victim of sexual exploitation or child porn before she is killed. investigators are seeking access to her facebook account. >>> 57-year-old brian david mitchell sentenced to two consecutive life tenses for kid -- sentences for kidnapping elizabeth smart when she was 14. >>> long time girlfriend of excrime boss james whitey bulger appeared in court for a bail hearing she is charged with harbouring a fugitive and faces up to five years in prison if convicted, they have asked he be released on home confinement. bulger pleaded not guilty to a string of crime that is kept him
or hgh. >> roger clemens was indicted almost a year ago for that testimony. this week ended in a mistrial. is that it for roger clemens? 354 lifetime wins and a lk? >> i suspect if the judge does not rule against him permanently, that they will try to try him but you watch this trial -- i have to confess, the enormous resources put to it, and it gives you pause, let's put it that way. the prosecutor -- that the prosecutors could have let this happen and that the defense did not actuallyotice. it was the judge who actually noticed that there was inadmissible evidence that was frozen in front of the jury on the screen. >> my question is -- how it major league baseball let this happen? >> that is the real story. there was an absolute time during which baseball had a strike a shortened season. the crowds had not come back, and what brought people back in the seats were suddenly these home runs. they looked the other way.y. barry bonds and rafael palmeiro and sammy sosa and mark mcgwire -- all of home stand a chance of having used these drugs. thank goodness for tom davis, republican from virg
. >>> admissible evidence. a judge calls foul in the roger clemens' perjury trial today. a question asked by maryland congressman elijah cummings during a hearing is at the center of the mistrial. >> reporter: roger clemens signed autographs for fans after leaving the kraus in -- courthouse in washington, d.c. the judge issued a strike, declaring a mistrial in clemens' perjury case, after the government revealed evidence, against his orders. the star is accused of lying to congress when he said he never used performance-enhancing drugs during his major league career. friday, they played conversation andy pettitte said he had a conversation with his wife. the judge had previously ruled that evidence off limits because he said it would prejudice a jury. >> proscooecutors-- prosecutors made a similar slip. but this time, the judge decided the damage had already been done and threw out the case. >> reporter: clemens and his lawyers remain under a gag order. they have to wait until september to find out whether there will be a new trial, and whether the former strikeout king will walk free. >>
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